About the Book
Note, the book is compatible until Openlayers v3.4. Although overall the concepts are the same, sine v3.5 some changes was introduced in the API that are not reflected in the book.
OpenLayers3 is a new rewritten from scratch version of the library with a new design and API to offer an up to date tool, mobile ready out of the box and with improved performance.
Whether you are an experienced user or a new OpenLayers user, this book is a great reference to start learning the new concepts and API of the OpenLayers3.
The book is written as a mix between a beginner's book and a cookbook, so the reader can learn the concepts and see them in action through the extensive set of examples.
Learn how to create maps, add raster and vector layers, load data from different sources with different formats, work with the controls and interactions. After reading The book of OpenLayers3 you will be able to create any kind of map, from simple visualizations to complex map animations.
About the Author
Antonio is a Computer Science professional with more than ten years of experience in designing and implementing systems.
Since the beginning of his professional life, his work has been always related to the world of meteorology while working for different companies as an employee or freelancer. He is experienced in development of systems to collect, transform, store, analyze, and visualize data and is actively interested in any GIS-related technology, with preference for data visualization.
He is a firm believer in Software Engineering practices and is a follower of Agile methodologies, involving customers as a main key to the project’s success.